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Scotland Council Quiz - Scottish Borders

Can you guess these facts about the Scottish region of Borders?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 24, 2021
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Centrally located major town with an extensive history in the textile industry
Galashiels
Major river which forms part of the Council Area's eastern border with England
Tweed
Abbotsford House is the former residence of this historical novelist and poet
Sir Walter Scott
The four best known ruined abbeys in the Scottish Borders which are connected
by a long distance circular footpath. They all date from the 12th century and are
collectively known as the 'Border Abbeys'.
Dryburgh
Kelso
Jedbergh
Melrose
National Nature Reserve and lighthouse on the central Scottish Borders coast
St. Abb's Head
Born in the Scottish Borders, this yachtsman was the first person to sail single-handed
non-stop westwards around the world on a boat called 'British Steel'
Chay Blyth
Town near the border with England which is the home of a regiment in the British Army
Coldstream
One of Scotland's 40 National Scenic Areas, which encompasses the Eildon Hills
Eildon and
Leaderfoot
Major road which passes through the Scottish Borders, connecting Berwick with Edinburgh
A1
Biggest town in the old county of Roxburghshire, not pronounced how you might expect
Hawick
The town of Melrose was the birthplace of this variant form of Rugby Union
Rugby Sevens
Magnificent 18th century country house which is the seat of the Duke of Roxburghe
Floors Castle
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